[Ads-l] flyover country

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Wed Nov 23 00:06:02 UTC 2016

Peter Reitan (who blogs as Peter Jensen Brown on his Early Sports and
Pop Culture History Blog) has done some great research on the
expression "flyover country" and its precursors. I wrote up his work
for my latest Wall St. Journal column:


If paywalled, Google the headline or follow a social media link, like this one:


Peter has a much more extensive post, with lots of citations, on his blog:



The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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